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Alpine Explorer

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 886

This tour offers a unique opportunity to see some of New Zealand’s most incredible landscapes. Visit Mount Cook National Park, cruise Milford Sound ride the Skyline Gondola and more.


This 5 day round tour from Christchurch takes you to see all the South Island’s biggest attractions including Mt Cook, Milford Sound and spectacular Glacier Country. Spend two nights in Queenstown, with an included day trip to Fiordland National Park. You’ll pass the Mirror Lakes, Homer Tunnel and Cleddau Chasm. An included cruise on Milford Sound will be a highlight of any South Island adventure, before taking a full day to enjoy the thrills and sights of Queenstown. Explore the rugged coastal sights of either Fox or Franz Josef Glacier before you hop the TranzAlpine Express for your scenic journey through the Southern Alps to Christchurch.


 

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 886

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Day 1

Christchurch to Queenstown

Duration8 Hours

Heartland Hotel Queenstown

Heartland Hotel Queenstown is perched just above the town centre - an excellent vantage point where you can feel tucked away and enjoy magnificent views, yet you are only a few minutes walk to the town centre. With 81 comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms, including five family rooms, Heartland Hotel Queenstown provides all you need for a comfortable rest at the end of another action-packed Queenstown day.

Meal Plan $ Stay 3 nights & receive 1 free bfst voucher for 1 or 2 pax
Duration3 Nights
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Heartland Hotel Queenstown

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    Heartland Hotel Queenstown



    Heartland Hotel Queenstown is perched just above the town centre - an excellent vantage point where you can feel tucked away and enjoy magnificent views, yet you are only a few minutes walk to the town centre. With 81 comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms, including five ...

    Heartland Hotel Queenstown is perched just above the town centre - an excellent vantage point where you can feel tucked away and enjoy magnificent views, yet you are only a few minutes walk to the town centre. With 81 comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms, including five family rooms, Heartland Hotel Queenstown provides all you need for a comfortable rest at the end of another action-packed Queenstown day.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi

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Day 2

Discover Milford Sound Coach Cruise Coach incl Lunch

Travel by luxury coach on an unforgettable journey from Queenstown into Milford Sound. Located within the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, this region is rich with dense rainforest, lakes and waterfalls cascading from rugged mountain peaks. Journey through the Southern Alps via the Homer Tunnel, a 1.2km tunnel drilled through a solid mountain of rock. Upon arrival at Milford Sound, board your Red Boat vessel for a spectacular cruise where you will see the wonders of Mitre Peak, glacier scarred rock walls that rise 1,200m vertically from the sea, and waterfalls that tumble from hanging valleys and crash into the sound far below. Return by coach to Queenstown.

Duration12 Hours
Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Queenstown to Franz Josef

Duration8 Hours

Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

Glenfern Villas offers one and two bedroom villas for the discerning traveller. Set just outside the main Franz Josef Glacier village, Glenfern Villas is an ideal base for you to enjoy everything the Glacier region and the glorious West Coast has to offer.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

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    Glenfern Villas Franz Josef



    Glenfern Villas offers one and two bedroom villas for the discerning traveller. Set just outside the main Franz Josef Glacier village, Glenfern Villas is an ideal base for you to enjoy everything the Glacier region and the glorious West Coast has to offer.

    Glenfern Villas offers one and two bedroom villas for the discerning traveller. Set just outside the main Franz Josef Glacier village, Glenfern Villas is an ideal base for you to enjoy everything the Glacier region and the glorious West Coast has to offer.

    Facilities

    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Children's Activities
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Parking

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Day 5

Franz Josef to Greymouth

Duration4 Hours

KiwiRail Scenic Journeys

Coach Style Seating

Duration4 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUSIONS:

4 nights hotel accommodation, transportation except air fares, and sightseeing as indicated.

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4 Aug 2017
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